62: Three More Bishops Against Notre Dame Scandal, Obama Urged to Decline Invitation: Bishop urges major donors to withold donations to Notre Dame until there are changes on board of directors

A total of 62 bishops have publicly condemned the Notre Dame scandal, with three more bishops expressing solidarity with Notre Dame’s Bishop John D’Arcy and U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) policy against honoring pro-abortion politicians. The University of Notre Dame has invited President Obama to give the commencement address and receive an honorary law degree May 17. Bishop Reymundo Pena of Brownsville, TX has published an April 24 letter addressed to both President Obama and University President Fr. John Jenkins condemning the scandal. ttp://www.cdob.org/bishop/column/2009/4-24-09.htm) Citing USCCB policy, Pena told Fr. Jenkins: “The prestige that the president will lend to your commencement is not sufficient reason to disregard these principles. There are numerous prominent public figures distinguished for their moral rectitude and record of public service from which you could have drawn.”